Postdoctoral position to study visual neuroscience at EMBL Rome

Laboratoire Européen de Biologie Moléculaire
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Europäisches Laboratorium für Molekularbiologie

Postdoctoral position to study visual neuroscience at EMBL Rome

  • Job Description: The Rompani group is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow who will participate in neuroscience research as part of an interdisciplinary team of scientists working within a highly collaborative international environment. The Rompani group uses a combination of in vivo imaging, mouse genetics, and virology to study how vision is influenced by other sensory systems and internal states (for more information, see We are looking for clever, motivated people who are driven to study neuronal circuits and are eager to take a strong lead in their projects and the development of their own ideas.
  • Qualifications and Experience:
    A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a scientific discipline is required, as is a PhD or soon to be obtained PhD. First author publications from the PhD are not required at the time of application but will be strongly preferred by the start date of the position. Please note in your CV any manuscripts in preparation or under review. Also please indicate in the cover letter which skills you have and the sort of projects you would like to be involved in.

    Experience with any one of these areas is compatible with the work done in our lab: in vivo calcium imaging, two-photon microscopy, optogenetics, electrophysiology, mouse molecular genetics, viral tracing of neural circuits, behavioral assays and computational modelling.
  • Contract:     An initial contract of 3 years will be offered to the successful candidate. This can be extended, depending on performance and the circumstances at the time of review.
  • Location:     Rome, Italy
  • Starting Date:      As early as January 1st, 2019. Exact starting date very flexible.

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer. The remuneration package includes a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family. Enquiries may be sent to

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